1 – And I prayed to God to make me strong and able to fight, and that’s what I’ve always prayed for ever since.
2 – Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.
3 – Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
4 – I freed a thousand slaves I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves.
5 – I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.
6 – I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was on of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.
7 – I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.
8 – I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
9 – I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
10 – It wasn’t me, it was the Lord! I always told Him, ‘I trust to you. I don’t know where to go or what to do, but I expect You to lead me,’ and He always did.
11 – Never wound a snake; kill it.
12 – Slavery is the next thing to hell.